Topic - Fisker Automotive

Fisker Automotive is an American automaker based in Anaheim, California. The company's first product is the Fisker Karma, one of the world's first production plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. It debuted at the 2008 North American International Auto Show, creating the premium green car segment in which most major manufacturers have since announced they would compete. - Source: Wikipedia

Subscribe to this topic via RSS or ATOM
Related Stories
  • Wanxiang affiliate buys Fisker plant for $18M

    New Castle County officials say an affiliate of Wanxiang America has acquired the Fisker Automotive plant near Newport.

  • Judge mulls Fisker asset sale to Wanxiang

    A Delaware bankruptcy judge is holding a hearing to determine whether to approve the sale of the remaining assets of failed electric-vehicle maker Fisker Automotive to Chinese auto-parts conglomerate Wanxiang Group.

  • Wanxiang increases bid to win Fisker asset sale

    A hard-fought auction for the remaining assets of failed electric-vehicle maker Fisker Automotive ended Friday with a winning bid by Chinese auto-parts conglomerate Wanxiang Group.

  • Wanxiang lifts cash bid to win Fisker asset sale

    Participants in a bankruptcy auction for failed electric-vehicle maker Fisker Automotive say Chinese auto-parts conglomerate Wanxiang Group quadrupled the cash portion of its bid to $149 million to win the auction.

  • Judge rejects Hybrid appeal in Fisker bankruptcy

    The bankruptcy auction of the failed electric-vehicle maker Fisker Automotive remains on track after a federal district court judge's ruling Friday.

  • Wanxiang says it might build Fisker cars in Del.

    DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Chinese auto parts conglomerate that wants to buy failed electric-vehicle manufacturer Fisker Automotive says it would build next-generation Fisker cars in Delaware if there is sufficient consumer demand.

  • ** FILE ** A Fisker plug-in hybrid car is exhibited at the Frankfurt Auto Show in Germany in 2009. (Associated Press)

    House panel to hold hearing on financially troubled Fisker Automotive

    A House Oversight and Government Reform subcommittee is set to investigate Fisker Automotive, the failing electric-car manufacturer that was granted $529 million by the Obama administration.

  • ** FILE ** A Fisker plug-in hybrid car is exhibited at the Frankfurt Auto Show in Germany in 2009. (Associated Press)

    EDITORIAL: The end of the road

    Fisker Automotive, the hybrid carmaker based in Anaheim, Calif., announced Friday that it would lay off 75 percent of its workforce, a sign the onetime darling of the “greens” is sputtering toward the end of the road. This story grows ever more familiar.

  • ** FILE ** An A123 Systems Inc. logo is shown in Livonia, Mich., in 2009. (Associated Press)

    Fisker Automotive files $90M claim for A123 battery contract

    Government-backed luxury carmaker Fisker Automotive has bought thousands of batteries from A123 Systems under an exclusive supply deal, but now the auto company may have to look for another power source for its high-end, plug-in hybrid Karma vehicles — and at a hefty cost.

  • ** FILE ** An A123 Systems Inc. logo is seen in a Thursday, Aug. 6, 2010, photo in Livonia, Mich. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

    Battery firm’s bankruptcy threatens high-end carmaker

    The recent bankruptcy of battery maker A123 Systems after it won a nearly quarter-billion-dollar federal grant threatens the business prospects of another well-known government-backed company: luxury car manufacturer Fisker Automotive.

  • Economy Briefs

    Fisker Automotive, a maker of electric cars that received a half-billion-dollar loan from the federal government and millions more from Delaware economic development officials, says it has laid off workers in Delaware and California.

More Stories →

Happening Now